# Collage

This guide describes setting up a Collage section to display an arrangement of media on a store page, like images, products, collections, articles, stickers and shapes. Refer to Shopify help: Collage (opens new window)

A collage section on a store's homepage in Theme editor.

The previous image shows a Collage section in Theme editor with the following settings:

  • On the left, the section menu has 7 blocks (Image, Product, Article, Collection, Background pattern, Background shape, Sticker, and Shape divider).
  • The Image, Product, and Article blocks are enabled and contain media.
  • On the right, the media for the 3 enabled blocks are displayed in a collage - Image (left), Product (upper right), and Article (lower right).
  • The product and article blocks contain buttons that link to their respective product and article (blog) pages.

For general guidance with modifying sections, refer to Sections overview and Shopify help: Sections and blocks (opens new window)

# Set up a collage section

To set up a collage section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a template that contains a collage section.

    Note

    The collage section can be added into any page, except Checkout and Giftcard pages. To add a collage section into the current page, select Add section > Collage. Refer to Shopify help: Add a section (opens new window)

  2. From the side menu, select Collage.

    A collage section selected in Theme editor.
  3. Select a section setting described in the following table.

Section setting name Description
Title In the Title box, enter text to display as a heading inside the section.
First large image position on desktop Select the radio buttons First large image position on desktop to position the first (large) image inside the section to the Top left or Top right. This setting applies to desktop display devices.
Crop Use the Crop dropdown to set a shape for the images inside the section. The dropdown options are: No crop, Landscape, Square, and Portrait.
Buttons > Button style Use the Button style dropdown to set the style for the section’s buttons to Primary or Secondary. Refer to Buttons.
Buttons > Show buttons on mobile Select the checkbox Show buttons on mobile to show/ hide the section’s buttons on mobile display devices.
Only show buttons on hover on desktop Select the checkbox Only show buttons on hover on desktop to show/ hide the section’s buttons whenever a cursor is moved over the section. This setting applies to desktop display devices.
Color > Color scheme Use the Color scheme dropdown to set the color scheme for the section to Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, or Quaternary. Refer to Colors.
Use gradient for background Select the checkbox Use gradient for background to turn on/ off using a gradient as the section’s background.
Theme settings Select Theme settings to access additional settings for the section. Refer to Section theme settings menu.
Remove section Select Remove section to delete the section from the current page.

# Configure a block within a collage section

A default collage section contains six image blocks. To configure a block inside the section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a template that contains a collage section.

  2. From the side menu, expand the Collage section menu.

  3. To configure an existing block, select the block from the side menu.

    To add a new block, select Add block, choose a block to add, and then select the block you added.

    A Collage section selected in Theme editor.

    Note

    Inside a collage section, you can add, remove, show/ hide, or move blocks. Refer to Configure blocks inside a section, and Shopify help: Sections and blocks (opens new window)

  4. Apply a block setting described in the Table: Collage blocks.

# Table: Collage blocks

The following table describes the blocks inside the collage section, and their corresponding settings. The blocks indicated with an asterisk * are contained in a default collage section. To configure a block, refer to Configure a block within a collage section.

Block name Block description Block setting(s)
Image * Displays an image inside the section.
  • Use the following Image selector options to set up an image inside the block.
    • To add an image, choose Select image, and then upload an image or select an image file from your store’s file library.
    • To edit an uploaded image, select Edit in the image selector’s thumbnail preview area. Refer to Edit an image inside a section or block.
    • To replace an image, choose Change > Change image, and then select or upload a new image.
    • To remove an image, select Change > Remove image.
    • To display an image from a dynamic source, select Change > Connect dynamic source, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window)

  • To display an image from a dynamic source, select the Connect dynamic source icon beside the Image selector, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window)

  • Use the Image shape dropdown to set a shape for images inside the block. Shapes theme provides more than 40 different shapes for images. Some shapes crop the image. Refer to Style images with shapes.

  • Adjust the Rotate image slider to rotate the block inside the section. The slider ranges from -90 to 90 degrees (deg).

  • In the Button text box, enter text to display as a button label inside the block.

  • In the Link box, enter a URL or select a store page to link to. The link is displayed inside the block. To remove a link, select the X icon inside the Link box.

  • To display a link from a dynamic source, select the Connect dynamic source icon beside the Link box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window)

  • Select Remove block to delete the block from the section.
Product Displays a store product inside the section.
  • Use the following Product selector options to set up a product inside the block.
    • To add a product, choose Select product, and then select a product from your store.
    • To replace a product, choose Change > Change product, and then select a new product.
    • To remove a product, select Change > Remove product.

  • Use the Image shape dropdown to set a shape for images inside the block. Shapes theme provides more than 40 different shapes for images. Some shapes crop the image. Refer to Style images with shapes.

  • Adjust the Rotate image slider to rotate the block inside the section. The slider ranges from -90 to 90 degrees (deg).

  • Select Remove block to delete the block from the section.
Collection Displays a store collection inside the section.
  • Use the following Collection selector options to set up a collection inside the block.
    • To add a collection, choose Select collection, and then select a collection from your store.
    • To replace a collection, choose Change > Change collection, and then select a new collection.
    • To remove a collection, select Change > Remove collection.

  • Use the Image shape dropdown to set a shape for images inside the block. Shapes theme provides more than 40 different shapes for images. Some shapes crop the image. Refer to Style images with shapes.

  • Adjust the Rotate image slider to rotate the block inside the section. The slider ranges from -90 to 90 degrees (deg).

  • Select Remove block to delete the block from the section.
Article Displays an article from your store’s blog inside the section.
  • Use the following Article selector options to set up an article inside the block.
    • To add an article, choose Select article, and then select an article from your store’s blog.
    • To replace an article, choose Change > Change article, and then select a new article.
    • To remove an article, select Change > Remove article.

  • Use the Image shape dropdown to set a shape for images inside the block. Shapes theme provides more than 40 different shapes for images. Some shapes crop the image. Refer to Style images with shapes.

  • Adjust the Rotate image slider to rotate the block inside the section. The slider ranges from -90 to 90 degrees (deg).

  • Select Remove block to delete the block from the section.
Background pattern Displays a stylistic pattern as a background inside the section. Refer to Background pattern.
Background shape Displays a stylistic shape as a background inside the section. Refer to Background shape.
Sticker Overlays the section with a stylized sticker. Refer to Stickers.
Shape divider Displays a stylized separator between the current section and the next/ previous section. Refer to Shape divider.